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Shakira F Suglia

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Education & Training:

    ScD, 2006, Harvard School of Public Health

    MS, 1997, University at Albany

    BS, 1995, University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Mailman School Affiliations:

Additional Affiliations:

  • Member, American Public Health Association
  • Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research
Selected Publications:
  • Suglia SF, Duarte CS, Chambers EC, Boynton-Jarrett R. Cumulative social risk and obesity in early childhood Pediatrics 129 1173-9 2012
  • Suglia SF, Chambers, E, Rosario A, Duarte CS Obesity and asthma among three year olds: The role of gender and the home environment Journal of Pediatrics 159 14-20 2011
  • Suglia SF, Duarte CS, Sandel MT Housing quality, housing instability and maternal mental health Journal of Urban Health 159 (1) 14-20 2011
  • Suglia SF, Ryan L, Bosquet-Enlow M, Bellinger DC, Wright RJ Children's Exposure to Violence and Distress Symptoms: Influence of Caretakers' Psychological Functioning International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 18 (1) 35-43 2011
  • Suglia SF, Staudenmayer J, Bosquet-Enlow M, Rich-Edwards JW, Cohen S, Wright RJ Cumulative Stress and Cortisol Disruption among Black and Hispanic Pregnant Women in an Urban Cohort Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice 2(4) 326-334 2010
  • Suglia SF, Duarte CS, Sandel MT, Wright RJ Social and environmental stressors in the home and childhood asthma Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 64(7) 636-42 2010
  • Suglia SF, Staudenmayer J, Cohen S, Wright RJ Posttraumatic stress symptoms related to community violence and children's diurnal cortisol response in an urban community-dwelling sample International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 17 43-50 2010
  • Suglia SF, Bosquet-Enlow M, Kullowatz A, Wright RJ Maternal intimate partner violence and increased asthma incidence in children: Buffering effects of supportive caregiving Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 163 244-50 2009
  • Suglia SF, Ryan L, Wright RJ Creation of a Community Violence Exposure Scale: Accounting for What, Who, Where and How Often Journal of Traumatic Stress 21 479-86 2008
  • Suglia SF, Ryan L, Wright RJ Black carbon associated with cognition among children in a prospective birth cohort study American Journal of Epidemiology 167 280-286 2008

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